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Americans like PEVs just fine, but few would buy one

A study conducted by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory suggests that while half of respondents think plug-in electric vehicles are as good as conventional ones, only a fifth would consider actually buying one.

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MIT's Persuasive Electric Vehicle puts on a convincing face

It's A Wireless, Autonomous, Covered, Battery-Powered Bike

MIT's Persuasive Electric Vehicle wants you to rethink what you know about battery-powered, self-driving bicycles. If you had thoughts about them already.

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DOE admits nearly 50 percent of EVs bought in California

As fuel prices keep falling across the US, sales of fuel efficient vehicles keep going with them. By AutoblogGreen's tally, the market for green cars, which includes diesels, is down 6.4 percent through November 2014. However, there is a bright spot in the bleak news. Plug-in sales are actually up for the year by

ZAP licenses Smart Charger Controller from Battelle

Electric car maker/modifier Zap has been busy lately. At the end of February, they took an order for 100 electric SUVs from Korean company Samyang, who also happens to be its strategic investor and distribution partner. Now, they've announced an agreement with Battelle, an international science and

At Witz' End: Notes from "The Business of Plugging In"

Bright IDEA PHEV at the Business of Plugging In conference - Click above for high-res image gallery

Companies scramble to patent fuel-cell technologies

After a lull in the number of hydrogen fuel-cell related patents being filed, companies are now scrambling to protect advances in fuel-cell development. Patent activity began to grow almost exponentially about seven years ago, initially led by specialist fuel-cell developers, but subsequently by OEMs such as Toyota.

ABG POLL RESULTS: Best way to spend the DOE's money

On the 13th February we posed the question "What is the best way to spend the DOE's money?", and asked you to vote for your favourite answer.

Venture Vehicles to design and build 100 mpg three-wheeled road-going jetfighter

Click on the image for a gallery of 29 images of the VentureOne concept and the Carver three-wheeler.